Rakesh Pal appointed as 25th Director General of Indian Coast Guard
Rakesh Pal has been appointed as the 25th Director General of the Indian Coast Guard.
The Indian Coast Guard came into being on 01st Feb 1977 with a fleet strength of just seven ships for surveillance in the Indian waters and the Exclusive Economic Zone, The Indian Coast Guard was formally inaugrated by the then Prime Minister Shri Morarji Desai on 19th Aug 1978.
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V.A.Kamath, the first Director General of Indian Coast Guard.